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Quiz: 5 Questions To See How Much You Know About Airports

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How much do you know about your airport?


  1. 1) How long is the longest runway at Austin Executive airport?
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    You got it. The '60' listed above the airport indicates the longest runway is 6000 feet.

    The '60' listed above the airport indicates the longest runway is 6000 feet.

  2. 2) Where can you start your takeoff?
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    You got it. You need to taxi past the yellow demarcation bar before you start your takeoff roll.

    You need to taxi past the yellow demarcation bar before you start your takeoff roll.

  3. 3) What are the lights to the left of the runway called?
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    You got it. The lights are called VASI, or Visual Approach Slope Indicator lights.

    The lights are called VASI, or Visual Approach Slope Indicator lights.

  4. 4) You're rolling down a runway for takeoff and you see this sign on the right side of the runway. What does it mean?
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    You got it. This sign means there are 3000 feet of runway remaining from the sign's position.

    This sign means there are 3000 feet of runway remaining from the sign's position.

  5. 5) What does 'RP 18, 22' mean at Hemphill County Airport?
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    You got it. RP 18, 22 means right traffic pattern for runways 18 and 22.

    RP 18, 22 means right traffic pattern for runways 18 and 22.

Not bad...those were some tough questions.

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Nice work.

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You pretty much aced this one.

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Corey Komarec

Corey is an Embraer 175 First Officer for a regional airline. He graduated as an aviation major from the University of North Dakota, and he's been flying since he was 16. You can reach him at corey@boldmethod.com.

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